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Thursday, 08 June 2017 09:36 Connecting newsletter

Connecting 8 June 2017

Written by

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

To read the issue go here.

Introduction

  • proposed trial of random drug testing for Newstart and Youth Allowance recipients
  • visit from Uniting in NSW.ACT's Advocate for Aboriginal People Ray McMinn
  • UnitingCare Queensland CEO Anne Cross moving on

Letter to PM on proposed Royal Commission into violence against people with a disability

Research and evaluation

Aged care update

  • first meetings of aged care workgroups
  • My Aged Care website launched

UnitingCare network at forefront of community and business partnerships

Wesley Mission Queensland hosts Shadow Minister for Ageing

Breaking the fast

Queensland synod marks 40th anniversary

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

 

Monday, 29 May 2017 16:11 Connecting newsletter

Connecting 25 May 2017

Written by

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

To read the issue go here.

Introduction

  • Following up the Federal Budget
  • National Office working on draft strategic plan for UnitingCare Australia
  • 40 Days of Prayer
  • Visit by Assembly General Secretary Colleen Geyer

Aged care update

  • Aged Care Network update
  • Submissions
  • Shadow Minister Helen Polley's dementia policy roundtable

Social Policy Network update

CYPF Network update

Women and Employment Demonstration Project

Frontier Services

Rob Floyd new Associate General Secretary

ReGen on proposed drug testing of welfare recipients

Uniting Church President Stuart McMillan condemsn inflamatory comments made by Immigration Minister Peter Dutton about asylum seekers

National Reconciliation Week

New App assists with home modificaitons for those with a disability and those who are ageing

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

Thursday, 11 May 2017 14:07 Connecting newsletter

Connecting 11 May 2017

Written by

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

To read the issue go here.

Introduction

  • the Federal Budget 2017-18
  • visit from Bill Crews

Aged care update

  • Aged Care Network teleconference
  • establishment of two working groups
  • submissions
  • review of aged care quality regulatory process announced
  • National Office seeking residential aged care specialist

Mapping homelessness services across our national network

UnitingCare Australia welcomes crackdown on television gambling advertising

Queensland's first social impact bond formally launched

Order of Australia medal for former Burnside resident and carer

Uniting Church calls for greater transparency on modern slavery

What welfare blow-out? ACOSS publishes social security snapshot

New video encourages greater inclusion of LGBTI communities in aged care

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

Tuesday, 02 May 2017 10:19 Connecting newsletter

Connecting 27 April 2017

Written by

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

To read the issue go here.

Introduction

  • Federal Budget 2017
  • Alternative Aged Care Assessment, Classification System and Funding Models
  • Single Aged Care Quality Standards

Research and evaluation teleconference

Target working with UnitingCare to help bring relief to disaster victims

Uniting Church plans 40 days of prayer leading up to 40th anniversary

Rental Affordability Snapshot released today

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

Thursday, 06 April 2017 14:04 Connecting newsletter

Connecting 06 April 2017

Written by

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little.

To read the issue go here.

Introduction

  • Childcare Package and Omnibus Bill
  • Meeting with Minister for Social Services Christian Porter
  • First National Committee meeting for 2017
  • Richard Hearn endorsed as new Chair of the Aged Care Network
  • Welcoming Amanda Hunt, new UnitingCare West CEO, farewelling retiring CEO Sue Ash AO
  • Ministry and Mission Network
  • Farewell Penny Farnsworth and Winnie Lau

Disability Forum explores responses to NDIS

  • 23 March meeting of Disability Working Group

Ongoing engagement with aged care reforms

National road show for the National Framework for Protecting Australia's Children (2009-2020) Third Action Plan

National Youth Week

Uniting Church asks members to support flood appeals

UnitingCare Queensland given green light for Newpin pilot

Wesley Mission Queensland mentoring aged care expertise in China

Top award for dedication to cultural diversity in aged care

Standing firm against racial discrimination

National Families Week - free resources on offer

UnitingCare ReGen speaks out on media coverage of drug use

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

Thursday, 23 March 2017 10:48 Connecting newsletter

Connecting 23 March 2017

Written by

A fortnightly newsletter from National Director Claerwen Little

To read the issue go here.

Introduction

  • Farewell to Sue Ash
  • Apology given at Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sex Abuse
  • Publication of For a World Reconciled

UnitingCare Disability Forum, including visits to:

  • lifeAssist
  • UnitingCare Harrison
  • Wesley Fire & Clay

CYPF Network meeting in Canberra

Survey to inform future work of UnitingCare Australia

Changes to Christmas Appeal crew NSW and Queensland

Work soon starts on $80 million 'U City'

Wesley Mission Queensland shines light on reconciliation

Recent submissions and media releases

Calendar

 

 

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